Drought In Chile Research Paper

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Three people died and nineteen are missing in the country of Chile as Storms in the Andes flooded the Maipo river creating landslides. These landslides also contaminated the drinking water with mud and rubble shutting down businesses and schools. This left four million people without drinking water. More than 60% of households in the capital of Chile were affected and had to rush to fill up buckets and pans with water provided by authorities. Scuffles started to occur as some shops and supermarkets ran out of bottled water to provide. Months of drought and deadly wildfires were an impact of the flooding. As of February 28th, water supplies have been restored in most of Chile’s capital Santiago. 7. CRITICAL THINKING: What happened in the capital

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